redcurrant (Ribes rubrum)

wild redcurrant (Ribes rubrum) tree leaves fruits of the forest healthy natural medicinal

« In ancient times, the redcurrant was believed to be a lucky charm, due to its benefits on health »

Common name(s): redcurrant, currant

Family: Grossulariaceae

Origin: temperate climats within the Northern hemisphere

Parts used: fruits

Constituents: anthocyanins, quercetin, rutinvitamins (A, B1, B2, Niacin, C), minerals (calcium, phoshphorus, iron, potassium), flavonol glycosides, rubrumin, gallic acid, catechin, syringic acid, cinnamic acid, chlorogenic acid, ferulic acid, essential oils

Therapeutic actions: antirheumatic, hypotensive, antiscorbutic, depurative, digestive, diuretic, antimycotic, astringent

Organs or systems affected: immune system, hair, skin, respiratory system, blood, gastrointestinal system, kidneys

Main medicinal uses:

  • induces sweating
  • regulates menstruation
  • treats digestive problems
  • cleans blood
  • reduces fever
  • boosts immune system

Counterindications: Avoid consuming during pregnancy

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